General Custer's Last Words

 

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Custer's Last Words

Of course, Custer's very last words are lost, as all who were around him at that fateful last stand at the Little Big Horn perished with him.  The best we can do is study the last recorded words that he spoke before splitting away from Reno's command on the day of the battle.  As his command came into view of the Sioux Nation, and the allied Indian Tribes, Custer exclaimed with great excitement:

"Custer's luck! The biggest Indian Village on the Continent!"

These were his last recorded words before splitting off some hand selected troops to attack the enemy. He spoke these words within hours of his death at the hands of the Sioux warriors.

General George Custer

General George Armstrong Custer

 

 

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